Oct 25, 2022

Understanding Switchgear

A switchgear is a critical component of DC fast charging infrastructure which is composed of electrical panels with the task of receiving, distributing, and protecting the site’s power. Traditionally, these post-and-frame switchgear systems are comprised of multiple mixed-manufacturer electrical panels including breakers panels, a current transformer (CT) cabinet, and transformers. All of which...

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Oct 19, 2022

Is There A Simple Solution For EV Charger Infrastructure?

NexPhase™ Smart EV Switchgear is an all-in-one turnkey switchgear solution which contains the entire infrastructure required between the utility service and up to four 150 kW Level 3 DC fast chargers. Unlike any switchgear of its kind, the NexPhase™ Smart EV Switchgear features cutting-edge grid intelligence for switchgear and EV charger remote monitoring and control.

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Oct 06, 2022

Quick Guide to Understanding NEVI Funding

In support of the NEVI program, the NexPhase™ Smart EV Switchgear delivers a turnkey EV charger infrastructure solution. NexPhase™ enables rapid deployment of EV charger stations by providing the entire electrical infrastructure needed to bridge the gap between utility power and EV chargers. It is purpose-built to the NEVI guidelines (supports four 150 kW DC fast chargers) and can accelerate you...

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Oct 05, 2022

How Do EV Fast Charger Stations Work?

Access to NEVI funds requires the recipient to include a minimum of four 150 kw DC fast chargers (also referred to as Level 3 chargers) in their charging stations. Unlike the Level 1 or Level 2 chargers commonly found at in-home charging systems and shopping centers, L3 chargers require an enormous amount of utility power and station infrastructure. Let’s take a look at the equipment these L3 fa...

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Aug 29, 2022

Trending: Battery Monitoring Systems

Utilities are turning to battery monitoring systems to help mitigate maintenance costs, achieve NERC compliance, and improve the reliability of their critical back-up power systems. With remote access to back-up battery system state-of-health information, utilities can proactively maintain the stationary power systems providing standby power for their critical utility infrastructure without...

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Jul 21, 2022

Trending: Next Gen Battery Testing

For technicians tasked with conducting manual compliance testing on DC power plant batteries, having the right tool for the job is key. Testing has to be fast, reliable, and most importantly safe. Outfitted with the latest in handheld battery testing technology, maintenance teams are executing more efficient testing programs and delivering both time and money savings.

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May 19, 2022

Trending: Combating Supply Chain Issues With Remote Monitoring

In addition to all the new developments surrounding industry regulations, lead times have extended beyond imagination and the prices of critical assets have skyrocketed. In response, more and more utilities have realized the hard-dollar savings achieved by extending the useful lives of transformers, circuit breakers, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) on a global scale.

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